Circular bezel seal with inscription in cursive script and heart-shaped decoration

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  • Catalogue text

    Cornelian; bezel, bevelled towards the front (but only very slightly); circular; back angle cut. One line of cursive script (1), a date beneath; surrounded by the dāl of the word ‘abdu-hu (2), presented in the shape of a heart and surrounding the ground of the script. Without dots.

    (2) His servant عبده
    (1) Bahrām بهرام
    1260/1844 ١٢٦٠

    There are small schematic flowers and branches outside and inside the script ground. Two concentric circular lines follow the shape of the gem.

    In: Kalus, Ludvik, Catalogue of Islamic Seals and Talismans (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1986)

Further reading

Kalus, Ludvik, Catalogue of Islamic Seals and Talismans (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1986), no. 2.2.6 on p. 20, pl. I.2.2.6

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